Eur J Appl Physiol 2021 Jun 30. Epub 2021 Jun 30.
Applied Human Health and Physical Function Laboratory, Department of Health, Exercise Science, Recreation and Sports Management, The University of Mississippi, 642 All-American Dr, 211-Turner Center, University, MS, 38677, USA.
Purpose: Compare acute muscular responses to unilateral, bilateral, and alternating blood flow restriction (BFR) exercise.
Methods: Maximal strength was tested on visit one. On visits 2-4, 2-10 days apart, 19 participants completed 4 sets of knee extensions (30% one-repetition maximum) with BFR (40% arterial occlusion pressure) to momentary failure (inability to lift load) using each muscle action (counterbalanced order). Read More